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Event List

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Age Group
Program Type
Program Type

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Virtual Computer Workshops with Career Resources, Inc.

Wednesday, May 22, 2024 at 10:00am - 12:00pm
Online at New Canaan Library
Program Type:
Classes & Workshops, Technology & STEM
Event Details:

New Canaan Library is excited to partner with Career Resources, Inc. to bring 8 weeks of virtual classes that will cover a variety of topics including computer basics, file ma...

Virtual Event
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Cricut Crafts for Adults: Decorating Pocket Notebooks

Wednesday, May 22, 2024 at 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Anderson MakerLab at New Canaan Library
Program Type:
Classes & Workshops, Making & Crafting, Technology & STEM
Age Group:
Adults
Event Details:

Decorate your own pocket notebook with stickable vinyl using the Cricut machine! Before we decorate our pocket notebooks, we will start with an introduction to the Cricut Maker- a ...

Waitlist
Required
This event is in the "Kids" group.
This event is in the "Grades K-5" group.

Discovery Zone for Grades 1-2: Can it survive hurricane winds?

Thursday, May 23, 2024 at 4:15pm - 5:00pm
Arlene H. Grushkin Children's Program Room + Program Room B at New Canaan Library
Program Type:
Classes & Workshops, Technology & STEM
Age Group:
Kids, Grades K-5
Event Details:

Discovery Zone will focus on the concepts of STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math) for children in 1st and 2nd grade. This month children will be presented with t...

Waitlist
Required
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Create Your Own Collage Bookmark

Thursday, May 23, 2024 at 6:00pm - 7:15pm
Anderson MakerLab at New Canaan Library
Program Type:
Classes & Workshops, Making & Crafting
Age Group:
Adults
Event Details:

Join us to make your very own collage bookmark!  A collage is a form of visual art in which visual elements are combined to create a new image that conveys a message or i...

Waitlist
Required
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Microsoft Outlook for Beginners

Friday, May 24, 2024 at 1:00pm - 2:00pm
McLaughlin Meeting Room at New Canaan Library
Program Type:
Classes & Workshops, Technology & STEM
Age Group:
Adults
Event Details:

Would you like to create a new email account or change email providers? Try Microsoft Outlook, a free email service that lets you send and receive emails, organize your inbox to ke...

Open
Required
This event is in the "Kids" group.
This event is in the "Ages 0-5" group.

Kid Creators for Ages 4-6 years old

Friday, May 24, 2024 at 1:30pm - 2:15pm
Kontulis Family Storytime Room + Program Room at New Canaan Library
Program Type:
Classes & Workshops, Storytimes & Early Literacy, Technology & STEM
Age Group:
Kids, Ages 0-5
Event Details:

Children ages 4-6 years old will join Miss Dajana for a story followed by a fun craft. Kid Creators focuses on concepts of STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math). ...

Waitlist
Required
This event is in the "Tweens & Teens" group.

Chessin1Day for Ages 12 to 18

Friday, May 24, 2024 at 3:45pm - 4:45pm
Craig B. Tate Conference Room at New Canaan Library
Program Type:
Classes & Workshops, Special Programs & Outreach
Age Group:
Tweens & Teens
Event Details:

Beginner chess players ages 12 to 18, join Chessin1day.com  rated chess instructors to learn everything you need to know to get started. The teen instructors wi...

Open
Required
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Learn Spanish at the Library! Beginning Spanish course

Tuesday, May 28, 2024 at 6:30pm - 8:00pm
Craig B. Tate Conference Room at New Canaan Library
Program Type:
Classes & Workshops, Featured, Special Programs & Outreach
Age Group:
Adults
Event Details:

Welcome to Beginning Spanish Class at New Canaan Library. This engaging and interactive 10-week course is designed for adults with little to no experience in Spanish. This cou...

Closed
Required
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Gentle Yoga on the Green

Wednesday, May 29, 2024 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Merrill Event Lawn at New Canaan Library
Program Type:
Classes & Workshops, Health & Wellness
Age Group:
Adults
Event Details:

We are pleased to continue our partnership with the New Canaan YMCA to bring you Gentle Yoga on the Green. Enjoy the outdoors while you exercise! This tranquil, foundation-build...

Open
Required

Virtual Computer Workshops with Career Resources, Inc.

Wednesday, May 29, 2024 at 10:00am - 12:00pm
Online at New Canaan Library
Program Type:
Classes & Workshops, Technology & STEM
Event Details:

New Canaan Library is excited to partner with Career Resources, Inc. to bring 8 weeks of virtual classes that will cover a variety of topics including computer basics, file ma...

Virtual Event
This event is in the "Kids" group.
This event is in the "Ages 0-5" group.

Kid Creators for Ages 4-6 years old

Friday, May 31, 2024 at 1:30pm - 2:15pm
Kontulis Family Storytime Room + Program Room at New Canaan Library
Program Type:
Classes & Workshops, Storytimes & Early Literacy, Technology & STEM
Age Group:
Kids, Ages 0-5
Event Details:

Children ages 4-6 years old will join Miss Rebecca for a story followed by a fun craft. Kid Creators focuses on concepts of STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math)....

Waitlist
Required
This event is in the "Kids" group.
This event is in the "Grades K-5" group.
This event is in the "Tweens & Teens" group.
This event is in the "All Ages/Families" group.

Bollywood Dance at the Library

Saturday, June 1, 2024 at 10:45am - 11:30am
Arlene H. Grushkin Children's Program Room + Program Room B at New Canaan Library
Program Type:
Classes & Workshops, Music & Performances
Age Group:
Kids, Grades K-5, Tweens & Teens, All Ages/Families
Event Details:

Get ready for a thrilling and high-energy Bollywood workout dance class! It's your chance to experience an exciting workout set to intense, rhythmic beats while bonding as a family...

Open
Required
This event is in the "Kids" group.
This event is in the "Grades K-5" group.

Math Buddies for grades K-4th

Saturday, June 1, 2024 at 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Arlene H. Grushkin Children's Program Room + Program Room B at New Canaan Library
Program Type:
Classes & Workshops, Technology & STEM
Age Group:
Kids, Grades K-5
Event Details:

Math Buddies* is hosting a math game club for elementary students at the New Canaan Library. All students in grades K-4 are welcome! Students will be grouped by age and/or math ...

Open
Required
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Battle of Edington: Wargame for Adults

Sunday, June 2, 2024 at 1:00pm - 4:00pm
Community Room at New Canaan Library
Program Type:
Classes & Workshops, Featured, Special Programs & Outreach
Age Group:
Adults
Event Details:

The Last Kingdom – Alfred the Great Strikes back! Viking invaders have overrun most of England. Only Wessex, the “Last Kingdom”, stands in the way of complete disaster. In May 8...

Open
Required
This event is in the "Tweens & Teens" group.

Colored Pencil Lesson for Grades 6-8: Advanced Still Life

Sunday, June 2, 2024 at 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Anderson MakerLab at New Canaan Library
Program Type:
Art & Architecture, Classes & Workshops
Age Group:
Tweens & Teens
Event Details:

Do you love to draw? Join a few New Canaan High School juniors for a fun-filled, hour-long drawing class on Sunday afternoon! We will be using physical objects to practice drawing ...

Open
Required
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Gentle Yoga

Monday, June 3, 2024 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Jim & Dede Bartlett Auditorium + Community Room at New Canaan Library
Program Type:
Classes & Workshops, Health & Wellness
Age Group:
Adults
Event Details:

We have teamed up with the New Canaan YMCA to create a tranquil, foundation-building class designed to introduce new students to yoga, as well as offer regular practitioners a gent...

This event is in the "Adults" group.

Bystander Intervention Training: Making a Difference and a Safer Community

Monday, June 3, 2024 at 6:30pm - 8:00pm
Craig B. Tate Conference Room at New Canaan Library
Program Type:
Classes & Workshops, Featured, Health & Wellness
Age Group:
Adults
Event Details:

In this interactive workshop, participants will learn how to safely intervene when they see or hear something problematic. Participants will leave with concrete tools to intervene,...

Open
Required
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Intermediate ESL Class

Monday, June 3, 2024 at 6:30pm - 8:00pm
McLaughlin Meeting Room at New Canaan Library
Program Type:
Classes & Workshops, Special Programs & Outreach
Age Group:
Adults
Event Details:

Join us as our ESL classes resume this Spring with Intermediate English Language Learning Mondays at 7 p.m.  Students will discuss topics relating to current events, Americ...

Open
Required
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Arts at the Library: Plein Air Watercolor Drawing Workshop for Adults

Tuesday, June 4, 2024 at 10:00am - 11:45am
Anderson Terrace at New Canaan Library
Program Type:
Art & Architecture, Classes & Workshops, Making & Crafting
Age Group:
Adults
Event Details:

New Canaan Library is pleased to offer a four-session plein-air watercolor drawing workshop. This series of classes is designed to foster observation and exploration within New Can...

Waitlist
Required
This event is in the "Kids" group.
This event is in the "Ages 0-5" group.

Bike and Pedestrian Safety (Ages 3-6)

Tuesday, June 4, 2024 at 1:30pm - 2:30pm
Arlene H. Grushkin Children's Program Room + Program Room B at New Canaan Library
Program Type:
Classes & Workshops, Health & Wellness, Special Programs & Outreach
Age Group:
Kids, Ages 0-5
Event Details:

Children ages 3-6 years and their caregivers, join Norwalk Hospital's Injury Prevention Coordinator, Brianna Iorfino, to learn crucial bike safety skills in a fun and interactive w...

Open
Required
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Learn Spanish at the Library! Beginning Spanish course

Tuesday, June 4, 2024 at 6:30pm - 8:00pm
Craig B. Tate Conference Room at New Canaan Library
Program Type:
Classes & Workshops, Featured, Special Programs & Outreach
Age Group:
Adults
Event Details:

Welcome to Beginning Spanish Class at New Canaan Library. This engaging and interactive 10-week course is designed for adults with little to no experience in Spanish. This cou...

Closed
Required
This event is in the "Kids" group.
This event is in the "Grades K-5" group.
This event is in the "Tweens & Teens" group.

Radiant Reviewers Book Group for Grades 4-6: TASTY TALES Semester

Tuesday, June 4, 2024 at 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Arlene H. Grushkin Children's Program Room + Program Room B at New Canaan Library
Program Type:
Book Groups, Classes & Workshops
Age Group:
Kids, Grades K-5, Tweens & Teens
Event Details:

Are you ready to be a book reviewer? Do you love to cook? Join the Radiant Reviewers for a semester of Tasty Tales! We will meet once a month (3/26, 5/7, and 6/4) to discuss a book...

Open
Required

Virtual Computer Workshops with Career Resources, Inc.

Wednesday, June 5, 2024 at 10:00am - 12:00pm
Online at New Canaan Library
Program Type:
Classes & Workshops, Technology & STEM
Event Details:

New Canaan Library is excited to partner with Career Resources, Inc. to bring 8 weeks of virtual classes that will cover a variety of topics including computer basics, file ma...

Virtual Event
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Book Group Boot Camp

Wednesday, June 5, 2024 at 2:00pm - 3:00pm
McLaughlin Meeting Room at New Canaan Library
Program Type:
Book Groups, Classes & Workshops, Technology & STEM
Age Group:
Adults
Event Details:

Want to start a book group but not sure where to get started? Join Reference librarian Kassidy to learn how to choose a book group theme, select and attain books, and develop discu...

Open
Required